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Cleere's Bar and Theatre

28 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 2573
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I'm glad we stopped in

After a few pints at Kytler's we walked down the street & saw a pub with about 20 well-dressed... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Bill M
Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Pub Grub

Great traditional pub across from Watergate Theatre, very good selection of home made Irish food... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Kilkenny, Ireland
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28 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 2573
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

After a few pints at Kytler's we walked down the street & saw a pub with about 20 well-dressed people running out the door. Curiosity got to us so we walked over to see what was going on. It turns out there's a theater across...More

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great traditional pub across from Watergate Theatre, very good selection of home made Irish food and a perfect pint of Guinness, what more could you want !

Thank Tonymur
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Has a couple nice pints of Guinness and a ham and cheese sandwich. Friendly bartender and great atmosphere. Highly recommend stopping in.

1  Thank dwinm
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This place isn't much to look at from the outside and is dated inside with respect to decor but the service and the atmosphere is outstanding. The back room theatre is cozy and functional for live music. Catch a live band here if you can.

Thank PoodlesPal
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

After a previous bad experience in a food pub in kilkenny , I'm delighted to review Cleared's pub on parliament street . A genuine shabby chic , as in " still in original state " . A real pub atmosphere , good pint and a...More

Thank raphael s
Reviewed 23 July 2016

had a great night in Cleere's.. the staff here are lovely..nice guinness and cosy atmosphere.. A nice spot to escape from the busy hens & stags that frequent kilkenny

Thank David191919
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Mick Walsh leads this longstanding session - one of the longest running sessions in Ireland. You never know exactly who is going to show up but it is always good!

Thank ontheroadagn7
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Cleere’s Bar is the original of the species, a tradition Irish bar with plenty of local banter, fantastic traditional music played by super talented musicians, one of the best pints of ale or stout to be found anywhere in Ireland and to top it off,...More

Thank Eugene1959
Reviewed 20 July 2016

At the recommendation of the lady who ran the B&B where we stayed in Kilkenny, we visited Cleere's for dinner. It is a small, local pub in town. Does not look like much from the outside (or the inside) but the food, music and atmosphere...More

2  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We came to have a drink and listen to some traditional Irish music. It turned into a magical first night in Ireland with so many talented musicians, plus some local characters, plus friendly and fun wait staff. This did not feel like a touristy place...More

2  Thank Linda B
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